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in September by Alan Hunter , Ph.D., F.R.A.S. of the Royal Greenwich Observatory
Dr. Hunter talks about measuring the distances of the stars—especially the bright star Vega.
The diagram shows the most prominent features of the September sky, looking South at dusk


Unknown: Alan Hunter


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Thoughts on Something New
Many gardeners are faced with a new greenhouse or a new shrubbery to plant
Joe Bravshaw discusses with John Warren the question of stocking the greenhouse
Ron Apps suggests some suitable plants for the shrubbery
Produced by John Greenslade


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Joe Bravshaw
Unknown: John Warren
Produced By: John Greenslade


A weekly magazine
Introduced by Bill Hartley
Some Thoughts on Petrot from Clive Walker
2: Choosing your petrol station
Too Many Treasure Hunts?
A comment from Geoffrey Hancock
Get You Home Hints from Roy Brooks
The first of two talks on failure in the ignition system
Watch Your Signals! with Roy McCarthy
Produced by David Glencross
Repeated on Saturday at 12.0 (Howie)


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Clive Walker
Unknown: Geoffrey Hancock
Unknown: Roy Brooks
Unknown: Roy McCarthy
Produced By: David Glencross

: Third Programme

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Today's overseas commodity and financial news, and the London Stock Market closing report

: Closedown

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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